Show #8209 - Thursday, April 23, 2020


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Tim Latham, an accountant from Boston, Massachusetts

Molly Bierman, an engineering program manager from San Francisco, California

Sharon Lawson, an administrative assistant from Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 29
1929: Dressed like cops, Capone gang members line up Bugs Moran's guys against a wall & take them out in a "Massacre"
    $200 27
Home of a famous tire yard fire, this memorable TV town is where the Simpsons live
    $200 28
This food company gets a special K for its symbol
    $200 30
The 3 original counties were Bucks, Chester & this one, also the name of the state's largest city
    $200 9
The cooler way to abbreviate this hairstyle associated with reggae music is to use the second syllable
    $200 26
It's seen front & center on a Jolly Roger flag
    $400 19
1845: Thoreau pursues extreme independence & moves into his cabin at Walden Pond
    $400 25
On this show, the title character slayed them, she really slayed them in Sunnydale, California
    $400 12
Companies in the Dow Jones Industrial Average include Verizon (VZ) & this credit card company (just V)
    $400 24
Pennsylvania's central location on the Eastern Seaboard may be the source of this official state nickname
    $400 8
Short on the top & sides & long in the back, this hairstyle might be better known than the fish with which it shares its name
    $400 15
This type of ring-shaped coral island can be found in the Pacific Ocean
    $600 11
1997: Bill Clinton is inaugurated for the second time
    $600 18
A young Clark Kent struggled to find his way in Smallville, a town in this Heartland state
    $600 5
It's the 2-letter stock symbol for the company that uses the slogan "Imagination at Work"
    $600 13
In 1954 the towns of Mauch Chunk & East Mauch Chunk were joined & named after this 1912 Olympian
    $600 7
With Miss Spector in the middle, this 1960s musical group brought in a trend of giant beehives
    $600 22
Popular during the Depression, this genre of comedy film includes such classics as "Duck Soup" & "My Man Godfrey"
    $800 10
1941: The minesweeper USS Condor sights a Japanese submarine, 4 hours before a pivotal moment in history
    $800 17
If you write about "Murder, She Wrote", include that it took place in Cabot Cove in this New England state
    $800 4
You can paint the town red or any color you want with this company, SHW
    $800 14
Espy House, in the southern town of Bedford, served as Washington's headquarters during this rebellion in 1794
    $800 2
Typically short with the hair cropped evenly across the uppermost part, it's also slang for an aircraft carrier
    $800 21
It's the once popular old-school style of tires seen here
    $1000 6
1605: Gunpowder plotters pick this day to blow up Parliament--but are foiled
    DD: $1,800 16
The Log Lady & the late Laura Palmer were residents of this fictional Pacific Northwest community
    $1000 3
GLW is the stock symbol for this New York-based company that formerly had "Glass Works" in its name
    $1000 23
These mountains in the northeast are the site of many resort facilities
    $1000 1
For black women natural hair cropped short is known as a TWA, short for teeny-weeny this
    $1000 20
It can mean to reside, or to linger over

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Sharon Molly Tim
$4,200 $1,000 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sharon Molly Tim
$2,800 $2,600 $7,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 3
In babies, this, AKA the patella, is soft cartilage; it doesn't form into bone until between the ages of 3 & 5
    $400 1
This song mentions "a girl with kaleidoscope eyes"
    $400 26
The name of this physical & spiritual training discipline is from the Sanskrit for "union"
    $400 27
All published in the 1950s, 7 books make up this series by C.S. Lewis
    $400 29
Here's how Diego Velazquez portrayed this Greek fable master
    $400 30
One of the richest women in the world, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers is an heiress to this French cosmetics company
    $800 5
Both humans & giraffes have 7 of these bones in the neck to hold the head aloft
    $800 2
This Beatles song introduced "to you the one and only Billy Shears"
    $800 25
Sanskrit for "weighty", today it means a teacher
    $800 16
Patricia Highsmith gained fame with her first novel, about 2 men who meet as "Strangers" here
    $800 28
Here comes the Sun King; this ruler seen here in a portrait by Hyacinthe Rigaud
    $800 23
Christine Lagarde is the first female head of Europe's equivalent of the Federal Reserve, the ECB, short for European this
    DD: $3,000 4
Bile aids digestion by breaking up large molecules of fat; it's stored in the gallbladder but made by this organ
    $1200 10
This title woman "picks up the rice in the church where a wedding has been"
    $1200 9
The name of this national monetary unit is from Sanskrit for "stamped silver"
    $1200 14
Published in 1893, "Catriona", also known as "David Balfour", was Robert Louis Stevenson's sequel to this novel
    $1200 13
Goya painted several pictures of his muse, Doña Maria, known as the "Black" this noble title
    $1200 18
Life was rosy for Marion Cotillard when she won an Oscar for playing this other Frenchwoman in a 2007 film
    $1600 7
Cardiac contraction is termed systolic & cardiac relaxation gets this adjective
    $1600 22
Vera, Chuck & Dave are the imagined grandchildren in this song
    $1600 8
Perhaps ancient women of India wore upala rings; that Sanskrit word gave us this precious item
    $1600 15
Roughly 1,100 years after it was written, this Old English poem was first published in 1815--in Denmark
    $1600 24
Here's a portrait of this guy who was known for his "Art of War"
    DD: $5,000 19
About this French novelist, Elizabeth Browning wrote, "True genius, but true woman!"
    $2000 6
During swallowing, this flap of cartilage prevents food from entering the trachea
    $2000 11
Nancy ran off with Dan, the rival of this guy from "the Black Mountain Hills of Dakota"
    $2000 12
In English, the title of this manual could be translated as "rules of pleasure"
    $2000 17
In 1930 this "Main Street" author became the first American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature
    $2000 21
This early 19th century German author and thinker received more than 20,000 surviving letters; here he is with one of them
    $2000 20
In 1858 she heard the Virgin Mary tell her, "I am the Immaculate Conception" at a grotto near Massabielle

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sharon Molly Tim
$3,400 $8,400 $20,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The first Asian to accept the Nobel Peace Prize was the prime minister of this country who in 1967 renounced use of nuclear weapons

Final scores:

Sharon Molly Tim
$6,400 $8,400 $21,200
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sharon Molly Tim
$10,200 $6,600 $20,200
14 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $37,000

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Game tape date: 2020-02-18
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